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NeuroenologyHow the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine$
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Gordon M. Shepherd

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231177009

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.001.0001

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A New Approach to Wine Tasting

A New Approach to Wine Tasting

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(p.1) Introduction A New Approach to Wine Tasting
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Neuroenology
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Gordon M. Shepherd

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0001

The principle of the book is set out at the start: taste is not in the wine; the taste is created by the brain of the wine-taster. At present there is no book focused on how wine taste is created by the brain. We show how, just as with creating the flavors of food, creating the flavors of wine engages more of the brain than any other human experience. The book aims to explain how this happens to enhance your wine tasting enjoyment, whether yours is the brain of the casual wine drinker at home or the brain of an expert professional wine taster.

Keywords:   wine taster, brain, casual wine drinker, expert wine drinker, conscious perception

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